Original essays by leading art critics and curators accompany dozens of colour plates featuring Cran’s shimmering, graphically delicate paintings. Enclosed within a translucent slipcase. Chris Cran has been exhibiting across the country since the late 1970s and his work is included in numerous private and public collections, among them the National Gallery of Canada and the Art Gallery of Alberta. Cran has an active presence in Canada and specifically in Alberta where he has influenced a generation of artists at the Alberta College of Art and Design. He lives and works in Calgary.
About the authors
Josee Drouin-Brisebois is Assistant Curator of Contemporary Canadian Art at the National Gallery of Canada. She holds a Masters of Arts, Art History, from the Universite de Montreal.
Nancy Tousley is an award-winning art critic at the Calgary Herald and also writes for publications such as Canadian Art, at which she is a contributing editor, and Border Crossings. She has organized exhibitions throughout Canada and contributed essays to numerous exhibition catalogues. Tousley has followed Takao Tanabe's work for more than twenty-five years.
William Wood is an Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia.